Take a short course at the Institute of Design at Illinois Tech!

EPIC2023 attendees have a special opportunity to learn from IIT faculty on Sunday, October 22. Workshops are 3-hour sessions with instruction and hands-on exercises and collaboration. Please note:

  • All workshops are in person only, 9–12:00 local (Central) time.
  • Workshop tickets are $100 and can be purchased with EPIC2023 conference registration.

Creating the Conditions for Innovation: An Introduction to the Five Mindsets

In this workshop you’ll learn key mindsets to become a more effective catalyst in your organization. The approach goes beyond idea creation, empowering you to ensure the conditions exist to support the flow of new ideas in organizations.

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Continuous User Research Engagement (CURE): Participatory Research with Users and Stakeholders

Registration for this workshop has closed.

In this workshop you’ll learn how to develop and implement continuous participatory research that creates a feedback loop between users and product teams through all the phases of product development.

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Creating Transparent AI Tools

This workshop provides designers and researchers with the knowledge necessary to assess transparency in AI/ML tools from multiple perspectives using established and emerging methods.

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Designing Your Life and Helping Others Design Theirs

In this workshop you’ll learn tools to provide clarity and direction in bringing about meaningful change and achieving life and career goals. Whether you are thinking about the next steps in your own life, or want skills to coach others on their career paths, this workshop is for you!

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